Atiyah Kennedy Earns the Spring 2023 Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership Award
The spring 2023 recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Award is Atiyah Kennedy, an International Economics and Modern Languages major from Alexandria, Va.
The Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding commitment to student involvement and is the highest student leadership award presented by the university. For nearly 40 years, Nell Hamilton Trotter was a loyal member of the Georgia State University community. She was the first dean of women at Georgia State and served for many years as a dedicated faculty member. Dean Nell Hamilton Trotter personified the ideal qualities students, particularly student leaders, are expected to emulate.
Atiyah represents the highest ideals of leadership through her service to the community and desire to leave the world a better place. She has distinguished herself as a leader among her peers and a dedicated scholar. After graduation, she plans to work in corporate government affairs and possibly return to Georgia State for a master’s degree.